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First time in 90 years, no Eid prayers at Gandhi Maidan

PATNA, May 24 -- For the first time more than 90 years, Patna's historic Gandhi Maidan will not have any Eid prayer congregation in view of the lockdown to check the spread of coronavirus. Gandhi Mai... Read More


Migrant labourers up in arms at quarantine centres in state

PATNA, May 24 -- Inmates of different quarantine centres set up across the state Saturday were up in arms over alleged lack of facilities. In a quarantine centre in Nalanda district, migrants created... Read More


Woman killed in Saran for resisting rape attempt, 1 held

PATNA, May 24 -- Police arrested a middle-aged man for allegedly stabbed a 35-year-old woman to death after she resisted his rape attempt at an orchard of Chainpur village under the limits of Bheldi p... Read More


Fencing of defence land: Locals stage protest violating lockdown

DANAPUR, May 24 -- Residents of Lodipur Chanmari village near short firing range of Bihar Regimental Centre (BRC) on Saturday continued to stage protest against the alleged closure of the village's on... Read More


SSB seizes arms and ammunition from Maoist hideout

PATNA, May 24 -- A Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) team recovered arms and ammunition from a forest area under Paraiya police station area in Maoist-hit Gaya district on Saturday. According to the police, ... Read More


STF arrests two wanted Maoists from Bagaha

PATNA, May 23 -- A special task force (STF), with the help of Bagaha police, arrested two suspected Maoists from Laukariya area on Thursday night. Both the arrested Maoists, identified as Harishankar... Read More


Four including three jawans dead in road mishap in gaya

PATNA, May 23 -- Four persons, including three policemen, were killed when a truck carrying boulders hit their vehicle in Gaya on Friday. According to the police, the vehicle was escorting the mining... Read More


Ticket booking for special trains gets lukewarm response

PATNA, May 23 -- A day after the Indian Railways started accepting bookings for 200 special trains from June 1, the Danapur division of East Central Railways (ECR) sold only 259 tickets worth Rs.1.96 ... Read More


4-yr-old dies of snakebite in quarantine

PATNA, May 22 -- A four-year-old boy died of a snakebite at a quarantine centre in Bihar's Gaya district in the wee hours of Thursday. The incident took place when the victim, Ankush Raj, a resident ... Read More


1 killed, 8 migrants hurt

PATNA, May 22 -- One person died and eight others were injured after a bus with migrant workers on board met with an accident near Kursela police station area of Katihar district on Thursday, police s... Read More